The new Sony Xperia 1 III phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Sony Xperia 1 III Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.81 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Operating System Android 11 Android 11
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels 1440 x 3200 pixels
RAM 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/12/TOF MP 50/48/48 MP
Front Camera 8 MP 20 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Sony Xperia 1 III runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 4 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,DUALSHOCK 4 Control compatibility and Game Enhancer. Running on Android 11 operating system.

Both phones are using the same processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888..

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 4 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,6th Gen AI Engine,Game Turbo 4.0,LiquidCool 2.0 Vapor Chamber,6-stack graphite layer and Graphene layer. And it’s running on Android 11 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Sony Xperia 1 III is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra has the Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Sony Xperia 1 III battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 11.1% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging, Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode and Battery Share function.
The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, 67W wired fast charging, 67W wireless fast charging, 10W reverse wireless charging, 120W charger in the box, No-charger box available, Power Delivery 3.0, Quick Charge 3+ and Quick Charge 4+.

Screen

The smartphone is using a OLED display with 1644 x 3840 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is featuring a E4 AMOLED display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.81 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Sony Xperia 1 III is a 4.7% smaller than Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 1 III Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
100% DCI-P3 100% DCI-P3
10-bit color 120Hz refresh rate
120 Hz refresh rate 3D curved glass screen
240 Hz touch sampling rate 480Hz touch sampling rate
Capacitive 5000000:1
CineAlta AI Master Picture Quality Engine
CinemaWide Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
HDR Delta-E ≈0.41
Illuminant D65 White point Display manufacturer – Samsung
ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020) DolbyVision
Motion Blur Reduction (120 Hz equivalent) DotDisplay with TrueColor
Multi-touch HDR10+
Scratch resistant JNCD ≈0.38
X1 for mobile MEMC (Motion Estimation Motion Compensation)
Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 1700 cd/m²
Rear display
Scratch resistant
SGS Eye Care Display Certification
Typical brightness – 900 cd/m²

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Sony Xperia 1 III is carrying a ram memory of 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 6400 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Sony Xperia 1 III gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Sony Xperia 1 III is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% smaller than the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra with 16 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Sony Xperia 1 III comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 256 gigabytes.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:512 gigabytes.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra gets you or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Sony Xperia 1 III rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length 35 mm:24 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX577 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.3 f/2.2 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 50/48/48 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:24 mm , carrying sensor like Samsung S5KGN2 , a pixel size of 1.4 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/2.2 f/4.1 respectively.

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Sony Xperia 1 III Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
5-axis stabilization 120x digital zoom (#3)
Autofocus 5x optical zoom (#3)
Cinematography Pro 7-element lens (#2)
Continuous autofocus AI 2.0
Continuous shooting Angle of view – 128° (#2)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Digital zoom Aperture size – f/4.1 (#3)
Exposure compensation Autofocus
Face detection Autofocus (#3)
Geotagging Continuous autofocus
HDR Digital image stabilization
ISO settings Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization Exposure compensation
Optical zoom Face detection
Panorama Face unlock
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 12 mm (#2)
Real-time Eye AF Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 120 mm (#2)
Real-time tracking Geotagging
Scene mode HDR
Self-timer ISO settings
Touch focus Laser autofocus (LAF)
White balance settings Night Mode 2.0
ZEISS lenses OIS(#3)
ZEISS T Optical image stabilization
Optical zoom
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 48 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Self-timer
Sensor edition – Sony IMX586 (#2)
Sensor edition – Sony IMX586 (#3)
Sensor size – 1/2″ (#23)
Sensor size – 1/2″ (#3)
Stagger HDR
Third rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Sony Xperia 1 III comes with a 8 MP in the front.

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 1 III Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
8 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor model:Samsung S5K4H7 Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Sensor model:Samsung S5K3T2
Sensor type:ISOCELL

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Sony Xperia 1 III Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia 1 III price is $1200 and the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra price tag is $1400

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